Closed Bug 706796 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago

Addons that haven't been updated for an extremely long time should not be compatible by default

Categories

(Thunderbird :: General, defect)

defect
Not set

Tracking

(thunderbird10+ fixed)

RESOLVED FIXED
Thunderbird 11.0
Tracking Status
thunderbird10 + fixed

People

(Reporter: standard8, Assigned: standard8)

References

Details

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(1 file)

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #700201 +++

Just like Firefox have done in bug 700201 we should provide a default minimum version that add-ons older than that won't be compatible for.

Firefox have put this at FF 4 / Gecko 2. I'm proposing we do TB 5 (and still gecko 2). This was the release after 3.1 and had all the extension manager rework, and component registration changes that FF 4 had. Therefore I think it is a sensible baseline.

We'll want this on both trunk & aurora as both of those have the possibility to turn off strict checking.
Attached patch The fixSplinter Review
Adds the required pref for the min compatible version.
Attachment #578267 - Flags: review?(bwinton)
Comment on attachment 578267 [details] [diff] [review]
The fix

Review of attachment 578267 [details] [diff] [review]:
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Of course, I'ld prefer us to use 1.0, but I guess this'll do.  ;)
Attachment #578267 - Flags: review?(bwinton) → review+
Checked in: http://hg.mozilla.org/comm-central/rev/974e76df52ce
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Thunderbird 11.0
Attachment #578267 - Flags: approval-comm-aurora+
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